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US, UK Agree On Need Of More Financial Authority - Alistair Darling

London: Before meeting with the U.S.

UK school has 20 sets of twins on its rolls!

London, Sept 19 : A school in Hartford, UK, has set a record of sorts by having 20 sets of twins on its roll.
And the Grange School, which achieved that distinction when four new pairs enrolled this month, says it has so much experience teaching twins that it now specialises in looking after them.
Having 20 pairs of twins means that one in 28 students of the 1,140-strong school is a twin.

Northern Rock Chairman In Favor Of Chief Adam Applegarth

Matt Ridley, the low-profile chairman of Northern Rock, broke off his stillness on Tuesday to blame unprecedented market situations for the bank’s troubles, and to show commonness with his stressed

UK rapists, killers enjoy day car trips under open prison scheme

London, Sept.19: Murderers and rapists, who are still serving jail sentences, are being allowed to drive on roads in Britain under an open prison scheme.

According to The Daily Mail, over 200 inmates, including 33 killers, have been granted permission to drive themselves to and from open prisons to paid jobs in the community.

England skipper Collingwood’s duck against South Africa linked to strip club visit

London, Sept.19: Scoring a duck in a cricket match would not merit much attention, but in England skipper Paul Collingwood’s case, it resulted in the media being all over him because his early dismissal against South Africa in a Twenty20 World Cup match was blamed on a visit to a strip club.

The 31-year-old father of one admitted that he went to a lap-dancing club in Cape Town in the early hours of Saturday morning. In less than 24 hours he was out for a duck against South Africa, reports The Daily Mail.

David Beckham turns ‘Spice Boy’ for Spice Girls’ tour

London, Sept 18: Football ace David Beckham is turning into a ‘Spice Boy’, for the soccer player has been helping his wife practice her moves for the upcoming Spice World tour.

The Spice Girls’ tour choreographer Jamie King has asked the girls – Victoria, Mel B, Mel C, Emma Bunton, and Geri Halliwell to involve their beaus for practice ahead of their tour.

A source revealed that Becks is happy to be a part of the tour, seeing his enthusiasm, the other girls have also roped in their blokes.